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Master of Science in Construction Management

THE PROGRAM

Program Overview

The UNF Master of Science (MS) in Construction Management offers courses in a variety of areas to deepen the understanding of the students regarding construction management topics including construction estimating, scheduling, construction techniques, and document control. Students have the option to choose between three track options to complete the 30-credit hour requirement for the degree: 1) course work only, 2) thesis option, 3) executive thesis option.

Concentrations Offered

  • Thesis
  • Executive Thesis
  • Those that wish to take only coursework will not select a concentration.

ADMISSIONS

Application Information

Helpful Information:

Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions  

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . April 15

The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study. 
  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements - course work only and Thesis concentration:

  • Earned Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction, Civil Engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher in all work attempted as an upper-division student, typically the last 60 credit hours
  • Must have have taken BCN2405: Introduction to Structures (3 Credits) and PHY2053: Algebra-Based Physics I (3 Credits) or the equivalent

Program requirements - Executive Thesis concentration:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction, Civil Engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or its equivalent from a foreign institution and five (5) years of industry experience with at least three (3)-years at the Project Manager Level (or equivalent) or above

Department of Construction Management Conditions for the Degree:

  1. All coursework must be completed with a grade of "B" or better.
  2. A GPA of 3.0 must be maintained. If the GPA falls below 3.0, academic probation will result.
  3. No more than 6.0 hours of transfer coursework can be applied to the degree. However, a student may transfer up to 12.0 hours from graduate classes taken within the Florida State University System, provided the total of all transfer courses does not exceed 12 credit hours.
  4. A student may not receive 5000-level credit for a cross-listed 4000/5000-level course previously completed at the 4000-level.

INFORMATION

Average Length
of the Program

2 years
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Mag Malek

Chair/Professor

mmalek@unf.edu

(904) 620-1123